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Portland’s Bike Commute Challenge Wrap Up

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Every September the Bike Commute Challenge, where work places go up against other work places for fierce competition, happens in Portland, OR

From Bike Portland :

The BTA announced results of their 15th annual Bike Commute Challenge tonight. The event, which pitted workplaces against each other in a friendly competition to see how took more bike trips in the month of September, had the highest participation rates in its history.

Here are the numbers:

  • 1,240 workplaces, including businesses, nonprofits, and public agencies participated in the Challenge
  • a record 11,118 people logged bike commutes,
  • collectively riders logged 1,244,718 miles,
  • 2,693 of these riders signed up as new bike commuters this year.
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